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Voters Have Little Faith in War on Drugs

Voters strongly believe the war on drugs isn’t working, but they also don’t think we’re spending enough on it.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that just nine percent (9%) of Likely U.S. Voters think the United States is winning the war on drugs, down just slightly from the recent high of 10% who felt that way in 2015. Seventy-five percent (75%) don’t think America is winning this war. Fifteen percent (15%) are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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This survey of 1,000 Likely U.S. Voters was conducted on January 8-9, 2018 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

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This survey of 1,000 Likely U.S. Voters was conducted on January 8-9, 2018 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

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